Tag: "safe"


HazChem – MSDS is now SDS

Under the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) has undergone significant change and is now called the Safety Data Sheet (SDS). The SDS is a document that provides information on the properties of hazardous chemicals and how they affect health and safety in the workplace. For […]


Forklift Safety Guide

Our good friend Erin Warbrook has written up her top tips for safe operation of forklifts. This is a very important subject and we are delighted to add her advice on safety using these machines. Forklifts are found in almost every warehouse and industrial setting yet most workers don’t know how to use them safely. […]


Free Work Method Statement

 A Work Method Statement is developed by the employer for their employees or by a sub-contractor for work that they are performing. It details how specific risks in the workplace will be managed. A work method statement, sometimes referred to as a safe work method statement is a part of a workplace safety plan. It […]


More on Fibro and Asbestos

Here are some other things to keep your eye on with regards to Asbestos… Hail damage to your roof or any asbestos cement product can be as bad as waterblasting. Call a licensed asbestos removal contractor immediately if the hail was heavy. Watch for weathering. Surface weathering releases asbestos fibres from roofs. Weathered asbestos can […]